World Population Day 2017 “Family Planning Summit”

Today, July 11th 2017, is World Population Day that has been overlapped with Family Planning Summit, the second meeting of Family Plan 2020. This plan has focused on urgency of women rights in developing countries for enjoying a better life. To do so, Family Planning attempts to prevent unwanted pregnancies, reduce abolition under unsafe conditions, etc. through presenting programmatic plans and financial support to developing countries. to conduct these matters, accurate data and exact analysis of the number of endangered women and the amount of improvement is undeniable. IDEALWEEN as the most honest and hardworking market research company in Iran is capable of doing any research on such global issues.

1.6 billion women of reproductive age (15- 49) live in developing countries in 2017

Now, in the 2017 Family Planning Summit, leaders and advocators from all over the world come together for committing to supporting this plan. Underneath text provides you with more information about Family Planning Summit in 2017:

 A few Predictions about women`s situation in developing regions in 2017

According to evaluations,1.6 billion women of reproductive age (15- 49) live in developing countries in 2017 and 885 million ones are willing to avoid pregnancy, however three quarter of them, i.e. 671 million are using modern contraceptives.

214 million of women with unmet need can`T prevent increasing the World Population

About 43% of estimated pregnancies in developing countries are unintended. In addition, it is estimated that 308,000 women will die as a result of pregnancy and 2.7 million babies will die in the first day of their life.

However, their access to modern contraceptives can help to prevent from death caused by pregnancy. for focusing on commitment to family planning programs, this global summit is held in London. In other words, the 2017 Family Planning Summit will concentrate on experiences and solutions for conducting this plan in a better and more accurate way.

Some of Family Planning summit`s aims in 2017:

  • Persuading the donors to complement the investments on this plan via providing a platform for them.
  • Trying to find new financial solution for the lack of contraceptives
  • Empowering national policies alongside programming to improve the youth and adolescents’ health through turning political commitments into evidence based action plans.
  • Improving attempts to increase access via Strengthening global information about adolescents
  • profiling commitments from FP2020 countries and showing their constant leadership on family planning;

This plan has had following results so far:

  • For the first time in history, modern contraceptives are being used by 300 million women and girls across 69 of the world’s poorest countries
  • more than 82 million pregnancies, 25 million unsafe abortions and 125,000 maternal deaths are prevented annually.
  • this record is the result of building on existing global, national, and local initiatives to help 30 million additional women and girls use the contraceptives of their choice since 2012.

sources:

http://summit2017.familyplanning2020.org/about-us.html

https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/adding-it-up-contraception-mnh-2017

http://www.un.org/en/events/populationday/

http://summit2017.familyplanning2020.org/

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